Leah Shelene Asaram is an accomplished professional with an honors degree in Film and TV from the University of the Witwatersrand, where she specialized in screenwriting and advanced English. With a passion for storytelling and creative expression, Leah has seamlessly blended her academic background with her professional pursuits. Her influential footprint is etched into the fabric of South Africa's media landscape, having collaborated with industry giants such as Creamer Media and hard-hitting publications like Caxton, solidifying her status as a true expert in the field. Leah also excels in the realm of public relations, skillfully crafting narratives and fostering strategic connections to amplify brand presence and drive impactful communication. Leah's current focus on engineering-centric news showcases not only her expertise but also her ability to curate and monitor content across social media platforms, exemplifying her commitment to staying at the forefront of media trends. Additionally, she actively engages in producing webinars and videos, further contributing to the dynamic landscape of media and technology.

Engineering Projects Set to Be Completed in 2024 

April 12, 2024 8:06 pm
2024 promises to be a year of significant milestones. Spanning the globe, these engineering projects offer a glimpse into the future of urban landscapes and infrastructure development.   As we approach the completion of several significant global construction projects, it's important to recognize the immense effort and collaboration involved.   These endeavors...Read More

10 of the World’s Tallest Buildings  

April 12, 2024 6:09 pm
As our cities grow and change, there's a constant fascination with pushing boundaries skyward. It's a testament to our collective imagination and engineering brilliance. As the years pass by, we are witnessing some of the most remarkable feats (and tallest buildings) of architecture ever conceived.   The history of architecture stretches...Read More

Will Drivers Adopt New Machine Learning Tool for Predicting Car Crashes?

April 12, 2024 5:02 pm
As car crashes continue to rise globally, a study on a machine learning (ML) tool emerges as a vital source for intervention.  With the increasing complexity of road networks and the growing number of vehicles on the roads, traditional methods of accident prevention are proving insufficient.   The study of the...Read More

EIT Shines at The Solar & Storage Live Africa Exhibition

April 3, 2024 1:58 pm
The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) recently showcased its commitment to renewable energy education and training at Solar & Storage Live Africa 2024, held from 18 to 20 March at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg.   The launch of the Solar & Storage Live Africa underscores a critical need...Read More

Elon Musk’s Neuralink: A Chip That Changes Lives  

March 18, 2024 4:34 pm
Billionaire technologist, Elon Musk founded a start-up called Neuralink in 2016. Neuralink’s aim and objectives are to mesh human brains with Artificial Intelligence (AI). Now, in early 2024, Neuralink has implanted its first brain chip in a human. Who is he? Where is he? And how is he doing? But...Read More

Embarking on EIT’s Orientation Week: A Bright Beginning  

March 18, 2024 1:22 pm
On-Campus Orientation week at the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is a pivotal time when new students are welcomed into their next journey of the institution.   It's a week filled with essential information, engaging activities, and opportunities for students to forge connections that will shape their academic and social...Read More

Fireworks Engineering: The Art and Science of Pyrotechnics  

March 15, 2024 6:23 pm
Ever wondered about the process behind making fireworks? These spectacular displays, seen on occasions like New Year's, Diwali, the Fourth of July, and Guy Fawkes Day, as well as personal events like weddings and parties, bring joy and celebration.   But how exactly are they made, and what safety measures are...Read More

Life Before AutoCAD 

March 15, 2024 6:21 pm
Picture this: It’s 1950 and there are no computers, no Wi-Fi connections, and no internet. You have been tasked with designing a new office building. What do you do?   Here's the 1950s approach.  Pen and Paper   An aerial view was captured of the fossilized plan of a Babylonian Castle dating...Read More
Architectural Masterpiece: India’s Ayodhya Ram Temple Opens

Architectural Masterpiece: India’s Ayodhya Ram Temple

February 16, 2024 6:02 pm
After enduring 500 years of legal battles, disputes, and controversies, the majestic Ayodhya Ram Temple stands as a beacon of faith for many. With its grand opening on 22 January 2024, the temple witnessed an influx of half a million people, according to the Information and Public Relations Department of...Read More

Mining and its Underground Equipment 

February 15, 2024 5:56 pm
Mining, a sector that combines unparalleled challenges with extraordinary rewards, stands as a testament to human ingenuity and technological advancement.   Deep within the Earth’s crust, where precious minerals hide, the extraction process relies on sophisticated equipment that pushes the boundaries of engineering.   Life of Mining   Ngwenya Mine Mining has been...Read More

Fly Into The Future: Planes, Helicopters, Drones and Flying Cars 

February 15, 2024 5:27 pm
We believed the world was progressing swiftly with technology and artificial intelligence, but the idea of flying cars was just that, an idea. While imagination previously revolved around helicopters and airplanes, the creative mind has now turned the concept of flying cars into a reality.  The History of Flight: From...Read More

EIT Perth Campus Expands: More Room and More Opportunities

February 15, 2024 3:24 pm
The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is proud to announce the acquisition of a new property for an expanded campus area which will bring about more opportunities. After two years of anticipation, we are delighted to open the doors to our extended facilities.  EIT Perth Campus Expands: 6 and 8...Read More

2024 with EIT  

January 22, 2024 2:24 pm
As the world evolves rapidly, educational institutions are tasked with preparing students for future challenges and opportunities. At the forefront of this mission is the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT), where Deputy Dean Indumathi V (Indu) is spearheading initiatives to enhance the academic landscape and equip students with cutting-edge skills. ...Read More

Engineering Resolutions for 2024: Tips and Tricks 

January 10, 2024 6:02 pm
As we stand on the cusp of a new year, engineers are contemplating their professional aspirations and setting resolutions to navigate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.   Crafting meaningful resolutions is a powerful way to focus on growth and development, regardless of whether you're a seasoned professional or a...Read More

Pi-Pop Revolutionizes E-Bikes with Battery-Free Innovation

January 9, 2024 6:59 pm
In a groundbreaking move towards sustainable transportation, French entrepreneur Adrien Lelièvre has unveiled the Pi-Pop e-bike, a two-wheeler that shuns conventional lithium batteries in favor of a supercapacitor.   The innovative design not only addresses the environmental impact associated with traditional e-bike batteries but also offers a slew of advantages over...Read More

Top 10 Engineering Careers of 2024  

January 8, 2024 4:01 pm
Glimpsing the dawn of 2024 reveals fresh possibilities, new starts, and improved choices.  Beyond the satisfaction of shaping the future, engineering offers impressive financial rewards. The diverse field caters to various interests and specialties, each with its unique salary range and growth potential.   Now is the ideal moment to...Read More

Our Students Triumph: EIT Africa Graduation 2023 

December 22, 2023 3:36 pm
On 7 December 2023, at the CedarWoods of Sandton, the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) held a graduation ceremony that brought together proud graduates from the vocational and higher education sectors, in leadership and across the gamut of engineering disciplines.  The Graduation Proceedings   Terry Cousins Terry Cousins, with a long...Read More
TEQSA applications approved

EIT Achieves Renewal of Registration as an Institute of Higher Education and Self-Accrediting Authority from TEQSA

December 19, 2023 4:49 pm
Perth, 12/12/2023 – The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is delighted to announce the successful approval of its application for the renewal of registration as an Institute of Higher Education and the attainment of Self-Accrediting Authority (SAA) from the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA), the Australian Government’s independent...Read More
EIT's dean of engineering, Dr. Steve Mackay, reflects on a dynamic 2023 and unveils 2024 plans

EIT Dean Dr. Steve Mackay Reflects on a Dynamic 2023 and Unveils 2024 Plans

December 14, 2023 8:26 pm
As 2023 draws to a close, Dr. Steve Mackay, the Dean of Engineering at the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT), unveils plans for the new year and in a heartfelt year-end wrap-up message expressing gratitude for the tireless dedication of EIT teams globally and the commitment of online and on-campus...Read More

The Renowned Fifth Industrial Revolution and Engineering  

December 14, 2023 6:36 pm
The ongoing wave of industrial revolutions, marked by changes in technology, shapes our societies. From steam engines in the First Industrial Revolution to the global connectivity of the Fourth, we now stand on the brink of the Fifth Industrial Revolution (5IR).   Unlike its predecessors, 5IR prioritizes collaboration between humans and...Read More
workplace well-being is important for engineers

The Crucial Role of Workplace Well-Being for Engineers 

December 1, 2023 6:44 pm
In the fast-paced and demanding world of engineering, the significance of prioritizing the well-being of engineers in the workplace cannot be overstated.   Engineers are the architects of progress, and their mental and physical health directly influences the quality of their work, creativity, and overall job satisfaction.  Fostering employee well-being is...Read More

The Evolving Landscape of Digital Skills in Engineering 

November 30, 2023 9:04 pm
The engineering sector continues to expand and grow. As the world advances, the global shortage of skills becomes more apparent, and engineers do not always have the most up-to-date digital skills.   Engineering organizations are investing heavily in digital technologies but according to recent reports and surveys, employers don’t have the...Read More

Distinguished Graduate Achieving Academic Excellence Award 2023  

November 30, 2023 6:48 pm
Embarking on a journey of academic excellence is a pursuit fueled by personal goals and an unyielding passion for learning.   Currently working and residing in Zambia, Southern Africa, is the recipient of the prestigious Academic Excellence Award, Hendrik van Heerden who shares insights into the motivations, challenges, and triumphs that...Read More

Celebrating Success: EIT Graduation 2023 

November 9, 2023 8:37 pm
The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) held its Graduation Ceremony at the State Reception Centre, Frasers – Kings Park in Perth, Western Australia on Thursday, 2 November 2023. In case you missed it, we bring you up to speed on some highlights from the auspicious annual event.  EIT’s Victorious Champions  ...Read More
EIT Academic Winners

EIT’s 2023 Teaching Excellence Awards: Hailing Heroes of HE and VET 

November 9, 2023 8:29 pm
In academia, excellence is a cherished standard, and the commemoration of educators who embody this benchmark is a true delight.   The recipients of the 2023 Engineering Institute of Technology’s (EIT) Teaching Excellence Awards in Higher Education (HE) and Vocational Education and Training (VET) have been announced.   Dr Hadi Harb...Read More
formula 1 cars

The Thrilling Engineering Behind Formula 1 Cars  

October 30, 2023 8:40 pm
Formula 1, often referred to as the pinnacle of motorsport, is a sport that blends cutting-edge engineering with exceptional driving talent.   At the heart of this captivating racing event are the Formula 1 cars, which represent the zenith of automotive engineering. These cars are marvels of modern technology, designed to...Read More
lady studying in a library

The Best Study Methods for Engineering Students 

October 27, 2023 7:05 pm
Engineering is a demanding field, with its complex problem-solving and intricate concepts. To excel in this discipline, students need effective study methods that go beyond simply cramming before exams.   Different study methods are important because they cater to the diverse learning styles and needs of students. Not everyone absorbs information...Read More
low voltage conference

The Remarkable 5th Australian Low Voltage Conference: A Recap 

October 27, 2023 5:09 pm
The 5th Australian Low Voltage Conference, held on 20 and 21 September 2023, at the Novotel Darling Square in Sydney, proved to be a resounding success.   With a total of 75 attendees and the generous support of sponsors, the event surpassed expectations.  Attendees had the opportunity to explore a wide...Read More
Hydrogen safety And Hazardous Areas Conference in Perth

The Hydrogen Safety & Hazardous Areas Conference in South Africa 

October 12, 2023 7:01 pm
As South Africa strives to transition to more sustainable and dependable energy sources, hydrogen has emerged as a promising alternative.   Hydrogen is a volatile and explosive gas which has made safety a paramount concern. In this context, the Hydrogen Safety & Hazardous Areas Conference in South Africa takes center stage,...Read More
Bee stingers inspire medical device

Buzzing Breakthrough: Bee Stingers Inspire Micro- and Bio-Medical Marvels 

October 11, 2023 6:21 pm
In the world of medical technology, inspiration often arises from the unlikeliest sources. The latest buzz in the field involves bee stingers - yes, you read that right.   Researchers are exploring the intricacies of these tiny natural tools to develop the next generation of micro-medical devices and how they are...Read More
Technology continues to advance

Technology Advancements: The Pros and Cons

October 11, 2023 4:47 pm
Technology has become an integral part of modern life, profoundly influencing the way we live, work, and interact. The rapid advancement of technology has ushered in numerous benefits, but it also brings its fair share of challenges.   The History of Technology   The concept of technology and its inventions have...Read More
EIT's third Doctor of Engineering conference

EIT’s Doctor of Engineering Conference a Resounding Success 

October 11, 2023 3:57 pm
The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) has once again demonstrated its commitment to advancing the field of engineering with the resounding success of the third Doctor of Engineering (DEng) Conference, held on September 20th and 21st, 2023.   This two-day event, coordinated by experts in the field, brought together a diverse...Read More
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Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers: EIT’s Workshops at PCACS 

October 10, 2023 9:11 pm
There are four “It Takes a Spark” STEM Conferences being held across Australia in 2023.  Each conference is hosted by a school that has a focus on empowering students to be extraordinary.  Three academic staff from the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT), Deputy Dean, Mechanical Engineering lecturer, and Mechanical and...Read More
Top of the Earth

Learn More About EIT’s Virtual Open Week 2023

October 10, 2023 2:46 pm
Eager to explore the world of engineering, expand your knowledge, and connect with experts in the field? The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is gearing up to host the much-anticipated Virtual Open Week in late October 2023. This event promises an enriching experience for all those passionate about engineering and...Read More

Thinking of Furthering Your Studies? Consider EIT’s Engineering Programs  

October 4, 2023 4:43 pm
Engineering is a field of boundless possibilities, where imagination meets innovation, and problems find solutions.   In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) offers a diverse array of engineering fields of study that are stimulating and will help prepare you for industry and boost your career. ...Read More
Venice is sinking

Can Engineering Save Sinking Venice? 

September 20, 2023 3:13 pm
The Italian city of Venice is a city that has captured the hearts of millions with its romantic canals, historic architecture, and unique way of life.   However, this enchanting city faces a grave and ongoing threat - it is sinking. The challenge of saving Venice from its relentless descent into...Read More

Harvesting the Wind: Engineering Institute of Technology Students’ Sustainable Project 

September 19, 2023 1:10 pm
In the realm of innovation and sustainable energy solutions, collaboration knows no bounds. In this article, we explore the inspiring journey of three students from the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT), studying towards the Bachelor of Science (Civil & Structural Engineering) (BCS) and the Bachelor of Science (Electrical Engineering) (BEE)....Read More

The Advantages of EIT’s Undergraduate Certificates 

September 18, 2023 6:18 pm
In today's competitive job market, having a strong educational foundation is crucial for career success, particularly in the ever-evolving field of engineering.   For aspiring engineers and professionals looking to enhance their skills, the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) offers a range of Undergraduate Certificates that open doors to a world...Read More

EIT’s Seminars: A Global Confluence of Engineering Excellence in 2023 

September 16, 2023 4:26 pm
During 2023 the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) has once again hosted a series of seminars in various locations around the world.  From South Africa to the Philippines, these seminars have become a platform for engineering professionals and enthusiasts to come together, learn, and exchange ideas on cutting-edge technologies and...Read More

The Mars Project: Exploring the Red Planet 

September 14, 2023 2:28 pm
The Mars Project, a bold and ambitious endeavor, has captured the imagination of scientists, engineers, and space enthusiasts worldwide.   With dreams of exploring and eventually colonizing the Red Planet, this mission represents a significant milestone in human space exploration.   Let’s venture into the Mars Project, its origins, objectives, challenges, and...Read More

The Visionary Concept of Flying Cities by Buckminster Fuller

September 13, 2023 2:16 pm
When discussing visionary architecture and futuristic urban planning, few names shine as brightly as Buckminster Fuller. A polymath of the 20th century, Fuller's innovative ideas and concepts continue to captivate the imagination of architects, urban planners, and engineers alike.   One of his most audacious ideas was that of "flying cities",...Read More

DIY Engineering Projects for Online Students  

September 11, 2023 2:31 pm
In the digital age, online education has opened a world of possibilities for students pursuing engineering disciplines.   While theoretical knowledge forms the foundation, practical skills are equally crucial. Engaging in Do It Yourself (DIY) engineering projects can bridge the gap between theory and application, fostering a deeper understanding of concepts.  ...Read More
Annie Masara, Student Ambassador, Advanced Diploma in Applied Electrical Engineering

Annie Masara: Paving the Way as a Female Electrical Engineer  

September 10, 2023 11:51 am
Annie Masara is a student ambassador in the field of Electrical Engineering who is breaking barriers and inspiring the next generation of engineers.   Her educational journey, combined with her passion for technology, is a testament to her dedication and the opportunities that engineering can offer.  Nurturing Knowledge and Ambition   Starting...Read More

Expanding Horizons: Hydrogen Safety and Hazardous Areas Conference Highlights

August 29, 2023 1:56 pm
The conference delved into the forefront of hydrogen's potential and safety considerations, shedding light on its dynamic applications and critical risk management strategies. In the city of Perth, Western Australia, the Hydrogen Society & Hazardous Areas Conference hosted 103 delegates, 15 speakers, and five sponsors. The conference was very timely...Read More

Exploring the Unique Aspects of Studying through EIT 

August 17, 2023 3:51 pm
Studying with the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) has several unique characteristics that differentiate it from other educational institutions. Let us look at some of these key differences.   When searching for an institute that meets your requirements, it is crucial to consider various factors such as accreditation, learning options, achievements,...Read More

From Air to Aqua: Improved Water Solutions 

August 16, 2023 2:49 am
Did you know the air you breathe can be turned into drinkable water? With the incredible technology of Atmospheric Water Generation (AWG), hydration just got more exciting!  Water scarcity is a pressing global issue, affecting millions of people around the world. In regions where traditional water sources are limited or...Read More

Revealing a Day of Insights and Excitement at the High Voltage Conference 

August 14, 2023 2:54 am
Are you ready to relive the charged atmosphere of innovation and connection that occurred at the High Voltage Conference?  Setting the Bar High: Reflections on the Highly Attended and Acclaimed High Voltage Conference. Amidst a buzz of anticipation, IDC Technologies hosted its 9th Australian High Voltage Conference on the 26th...Read More

Empowering Female Engineers: Addressing Industry Challenges 

August 10, 2023 2:41 am
In the realm of engineering, female brilliance often goes unnoticed, and opportunities remain elusive. But the time has come to change that!  The engineering industry plays a vital role in shaping the world we live in, from constructing awe-inspiring infrastructures to developing cutting-edge technologies. Despite its significance, the engineering sector...Read More

Unveiling EIT’s State-of-the-Art Learning Hub

August 9, 2023 5:09 pm
The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) has acquired a brand-new resource center in South Africa, exclusively catering to local students. This cutting-edge facility offers invaluable support to students facing study constraints at work or at home, whether they prefer on-site or remote access. EIT has embarked on an ambitious project...Read More

Unveiling the Stealth Profession and Its Intricacies in Engineering 

August 8, 2023 6:25 am
Ever wonder who makes the impossible possible? More often than not, engineers do, with a touch of stealthy magic. But why is it stealthy?   In the grand tapestry of professions that shape our world, some shine with a spotlight while others work quietly behind the scenes, weaving the intricate threads...Read More